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12th AD Fights Near Colmar Pocket

One of 86 photographs in the series: Homer F. Petross Collection available on this site.

Description

Photograph of a group of uniformed and helmeted soldiers walking through a forest beside an armored tracked vehicle. Smoke creates an obscuring haze across the photo.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. [1944..1945].

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and two others and was provided by The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 101 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

The United States 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum contributes a selection of its photograph collection. Located in Abilene, Texas, the 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum serves as a display and teaching museum for the study of World War II and its impact on the American people.

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Description

Photograph of a group of uniformed and helmeted soldiers walking through a forest beside an armored tracked vehicle. Smoke creates an obscuring haze across the photo.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm.

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Collections

This photograph is part of the following collections of related materials.

World War Two Collection

These materials focus on the World War II era from 1939 to 1945, and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

The 12th Armored Division Photograph Collection

These photos depict the life of the 12th Armored Division during WWII, many taken by the soldiers as they transitioned from training at Camp Barkeley to fighting in Europe, where they fought the German Army and helped liberate concentration camps. Funded by grants from the Community Foundation of Abilene and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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Creation Date

  • [1944..1945]

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  • 1944 - 1945

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • July 18, 2014, 12:55 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

12th AD Fights Near Colmar Pocket, photograph, [1944..1945]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth437111/: accessed January 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum.